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Dansdesign ‘Film – Dance to be Murdered By’

Film – Dance to be Murdered by premiered during the Bergen International Festival in 1988. Over 20 years later, the production will now be presented with the original cast. Alfred Hitchcock’s Music to be Murdered by provides the underlying impulse for a meeting between dance, text, music and film. Dancers: Solveig Leinan-Hermo (Stellaris DansTeater), Anne […]

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Batsheva ‘Horra’

Back in the day Ohad Naharin was responsible for creating one of our favourite pieces of dance, that piece of dance being ‘Axioma 7’ performed by Rambert when Christopher Bruce was in charge. These days Mr Naharin is the AD of Batsheva in Israel and ‘Horra’ is a very different kind of work. What we […]

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Deborah Hay ‘Lightening’

Lightening is an intriguing work by choreographic legend Deborah Hay, made for top-name freelance dancers from Finland, including Jyrki Karttunen. The choreography was first given as a sketch to the dancers who through their performance create the choreography. Dancers: Joona Halonen, Anne Hiekkaranta, Jyrki Karttunen, Vera Nevanlinna, Nina Viitamäki. This performance was recorded at the […]

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Stephanie Thiersch ‘MOUVOIR’

The latest work for seven dancers by choreographer Stephanie Thiersch and media artist Angela Melitopoulos focuses on mimicry: imitating, adapting to a structure, disguising, becoming invisible, turning up and stepping out of line. Dancers: Viviana Escalé, Inés Hernandez, Mu-Yi Kuo, I-Fen Lin, Victor Launay, Nicolas Robillard, Valenti Rocamora-Tora. This performance was recorded at the Coda […]

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Yvonne Rainer ‘Trio A Pressured (1966-2011)

Trio A consists of a 5-minute sequence of movement that was initially presented as The Mind is a Muscle, Part I (1966) at Judson Church. There it was performed by Yvonne Rainer, David Gordon and Steve Paxton simultaneously but not in unison. Since then the dance has taken on myriad forms, from execution by a […]